Warning re: Laundry Pods

The tide pod challenge SHOULD NEVER BE ATTEMPTED. It is dangerous and can be fatal. Laundry pods contain highly concentrated toxic substances. Symptoms of ingestion include: vomiting, lethargy and difficulty breathing. If you have ingested a laundry pod or suspect a child or friend has, bring them to an emergency room immediately.

For more information, contact:

Liane Fransblow
Trauma prevention coordinator
Montreal Children’s Hospital
514 934-1934 ext. 24805
liane.fransblow@muhc.mcgill.ca

About:
The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre is a provincially designated pediatric and adolescent trauma centre.